Arran Banner 20 years ago – week 48, 2021

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Saturday November 24, 2001

Scotland’s new First Minister, Jack McConnell, from Arran, with father Willie, mother Elizabeth and wife Bridget in the front row and his sister, brothers and stepchildren behind after being sworn in at the Scottish Parliament this week. 01_B48ABTYA01

The latest addition to Brodick Co-op is a new cash dispenser. It is a Co-operative Bank machine which takes all kinds of cards. Installing it were brothers Uric and Hansen Nartey from Manchester. 01_B48ABTYA02

Lamlash Ladies’ golf prizewinners, left to right, Ellie Jones, Janette McBride, Yvonne Brothers, captain, Pat McDonald, Muriel Shaw, Kate MacAdam, Jean Barclay, Toni MacKenzie, Nina Hamilton and Sheena Murchie. 01_B48ABTYA03

Captain Yvonne Brothers with guest of honour Muriel Shaw and champion Jean Barclay at Lamlash Golf Club’s dinner and prizegiving. 01_B48ABTYA04

Blast from the past: John Hardy of Brodick brought this photograph of the senior class at Lamlash Secondary School in 1952 into the Banner office. 01_B48ABTYA05